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2019-2020 Staff

Mason Cruse

Mason has been a part of the Fanfare since his freshman year, and has enjoyed every minute of it. He also enjoys playing with his dog, running, and helping other people. He signed on as Web Manager for his Sophomore year, continuing...

Emma Reilly

Emma Reilly

Emma Reilly is a senior who began Berkeley as a 9th grader. She’s a Co-Editor in Chief on The Fanfare who also enjoys being a part of Berkeley’s ATE, Writing Center, Phoenix Literary Magazine, and Diversity Club . Along with ...

Kaitlyn Mang

Kaitlyn Mang

Kaitlyn Mang is a section editor for the Fanfare this year. She is a junior at Berkeley and has been here since 6th grade. Kaitlyn enjoys playing tennis in her free time and hanging out with her friends. Kaitlyn loves to travel...

Meghna Bukkapatnam

Meghna Bukkapatnam

Meghna Bukkapatnam is a section editor for the Fanfare this year, and has been writing since her freshman year. She is a junior at Berkeley and has been here since 3rd grade. She has been playing the violin for the past ten years...

Melinda Linsky

Melinda Linsky

Melinda is a photographer for the Fanfare this year. She is a freshman and has addended Berkeley since Kindergarten. In addition to photography, Melinda is involved in acting, musical theatre and is an active participant in Model...

Rachel Mintz

Rachel Mintz

Rachel Mintz is a Section Editor, but also a writer and photographer for Fanfare this year. She is a senior at Berkeley and has been at Berkeley since 8th grade. Rachel enjoys playing with her dogs, reading, and playing tennis in ...

Mara Xiong

Mara Xiong

Mara is a senior, writing on The Fanfare for the fourth year in a row. In addition to being a Co-Editor in Chief for the newspaper, Mara is also a Writing Tutor, a Regional Leader for the Florida Junior Classical League (FJCL),...

Tess Fuller

Tess Fuller

Tess is a senior who has been writing for the Fanfare since her freshman year. She’s a dedicated journalist, a creative storyteller, and a positive teammate. Tess served last year as Co-Editor-in-Chief with Isabella Schlact...

Jack Mouch

Jack Mouch is a senior who has been at Berkeley since Pre-K. Jack enjoys traveling, learning new concepts, watching sports (mostly soccer), and working on his backhand (tennis). When not at school, Jack likes to watch Neil deGrasse...

Samir Saeed

Samir Saeed

Samir Saeed is a Junior who has attended Berkeley since Pre-K. In addition to writing for The Fanfare, he participates in Latin Club, Science Tutors, and Origami Club. On weekends, you can often find Samir out on the golf course....

Catherine Amburgey

Catherine Amburgey

Catherine is a senior who has attended Berkeley since fourth grade. She is a member of SARC, Phoenix, Environmental club and Writing Tutor Leadership team. When not writing, Catherine loves updating her Spotify and aimlessly walking...

Charvi Sharma

Charvi Sharma

Charvi Sharma is a senior this year at Berkeley Prep, and is the Head Photography Editor for the Fanfare. As well as being on the Fanfare, Charvi is a leader of the Berkeley Broadcast Network, the Math Club, and Origami Club;...